m.zuiko 75mm

das runde muss ins eckige

P5075958“the round thing has to go into the square[1] thing” (german football saying)

berlin, ostkreuz, 2017

[1]i know it’s rather a rectangular thing. but i somehow did not like how the phrase turned out metrically when i used ‘rectangular’. in the picture though, i tried both versions at once :)

winter window

pc313486-2from the oldest city in germany, made with the last light of the last year

quiet days in cliché 

happy holidays to all of you!


pb061894-2set  x = 11 → today

berlin friedrichshain, 2016


_a301032volksbühne, berlin mitte, 2016

fun fact: did you know ‘ost’ is the swedish word for cheese? the etymology of cheese and its siblings is quite interesting and i learned a lot from the internet again.

‘ost’ btw. is the german (short form) word for ‘east’

… but why?

P6113271friedrichshain, berlin, 2016


P6202245or even trumped?

berlin spandau, 2016

five seasons

P6113260a pizzeria window in friedrichshain, berlin, 2016


P4032286-3not just anywhere…

berlin, friedrichshain, 2016



niederrhein, december, 2015

shutter priority

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAduisburg, december, 2015

always greener

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAduisburg, december, 2015

maybe the easter hare will put an egg or two on this patch of grass this weekend…


P3191625schöneberg, berlin, 2016


P3131671berlin, prenzlauer berg, 2016

“a machine designed for one thing: search and destroy” – the matrix, 1999

aren’t that actually two things? anyway, it’s not true in this case, of course. this is probably just a harmless relative of the Endverzweiger (EVz) jellyfish from this post.


OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAconcrete, december, 2015

hedge post

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAanother hedge from the town i grew up in. this time with a second regular guest on this blog – the lamp post.

behind the wheel

P1310036-Bearbeitet-2berlin, wedding, 2016

ad lib

P1310031-Bearbeitetberlin, wedding, 2016


P2060150-Bearbeitetrolling down the autobahn from s-bahnhof bundesplatz, berlin, 2016

anhängerverleih means trailer rental btw.

shadow of the thin man

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAhe wore a winter jacket, though.

duisburg, december 2015